You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

Geneva Bible (1599): 2 Corinthians 8

Verse Navigation

add

1 We doe you also to wit, brethren, of the grace of God bestowed vpon the Churches of Macedonia,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

2 Because in great triall of affliction their ioy abounded, and their most extreme pouertie abounded vnto their rich liberalitie.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

3 For to their power (I beare record) yea, and beyonde their power, they were willing,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

4 And praied vs with great instance that we woulde receiue the grace, and fellowship of the ministring which is toward the Saints.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

5 And this they did, not as we looked for: but gaue their owne selues, first to the Lord, and after vnto vs by the will of God,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

6 That we should exhort Titus, that as hee had begon, so he would also accomplish the same grace among you also.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

7 Therefore, as yee abound in euery thing, in faith and woorde, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your loue towardes vs, euen so see that yee abound in this grace also.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

8 This say I not by commandement, but because of the diligence of others: therefore prooue I the naturalnesse of your loue.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

9 For ye knowe the grace of our Lord Iesus Christ, that hee being rich, for your sakes became poore, that yee through his pouertie might be made rich.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

10 And I shewe my minde herein: for this is expedient for you, which haue begun not to doe onely, but also to will, a yeare agoe.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

11 Nowe therefore performe to doe it also, that as there was a readinesse to will, euen so yee may performe it of that which yee haue.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

12 For if there be first a willing minde, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

13 Neither is it that other men should be eased and you grieued: But vpon like condition, at this time your abundance supplieth their lacke:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

14 That also their aboundance may bee for your lacke, that there may be equalitie:

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

15 As it is written, Hee that gathered much, had nothing ouer, and hee that gathered litle, had not the lesse.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

16 And thanks be vnto God, which hath put in the heart of Titus the same care for you.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

17 Because hee accepted the exhortation, yea, hee was so carefull that of his owne accorde hee went vnto you.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

18 And wee haue sent also with him the brother, whose praise is in the Gospel throughout al the Churches.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

19 (And not so onely, but is also chosen of the Churches to be a fellowe in our iourney, concerning this grace that is ministred by vs vnto the glorie of the same Lord, and declaration of your prompt minde)

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

20 Auoiding this, that no man shoulde blame vs in this aboundance that is ministred by vs,

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

21 Prouiding for honest thinges, not onely before the Lord, but also before men.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

22 And we haue sent with them our brother, whom we haue oft times prooued to be diligent in many thinges, but nowe much more diligent, for the great confidence, which I haue in you.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

23 Whether any doe inquire of Titus, he is my fellowe and helper to you ward: or of our brethren, they are messengers of the Churches, and the glorie of Christ.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK

add

24 Wherefore shew toward them, and before the Churches the proofe of your loue, and of the reioycing that we haue of you.

add·KJB·GBGN·JG·MH·TSK